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Rider University invites applications for a Director who will oversee the student success coaching provided by the Student Navigation Office. Reporting to the Assistant Vice President of Academic Affairs, this individual will be responsible for developing and promoting a supportive and educational environment that is conducive to the academic success and personal development of all students, through academic navigation, training, coaching, campus collaboration, and intensive, proactive outreach. The Director will establish and maintain collaborative relationships with a variety of constituencies integral to student success, ranging from families, to faculty advisors, to on campus services and personnel outside of Academic Affairs.
Qualified candidates must possess a Master's degree in Counseling with a strong preference in higher education, student service, or related field. A minimum of 10 years experience in academic advisement/success coaching. Experience in a higher education environment. Individual must also possess: demonstrated experience in supervision and project management of students, staff and/or teams in a university environment; superior organizational skills; outstanding verbal and written communication skills; the ability to work effectively with internal and external university stakeholders and to build partnerships; and demonstrated knowledge of university systems and structures.
Position Preferred Qualifications/Experience:
Significant experience with the use of technology, including student tracking systems and knowledge of research based best practices for student success is preferred.
About Rider University:
The Rider University community is composed of faculty, staff and students from a wide range of cultural backgrounds.
Rider University is committed to fostering an inclusive, vibrant living and learning community that embraces students, faculty and staff of all backgrounds and enables them to achieve success.
Through reflection and open, respectful dialogue, we develop responsible citizens who demonstrate academic understanding and compassion to grow and serve as leaders in a diverse and global world.
Candidates with a demonstrated commitment supportive of the multicultural needs of Rider University and the surrounding community are highly desired.
Rider University has been included as one of the nation's best universities by US News & World Report and remained in the top tier in the Regional Universities – North category. Additionally, The Princeton Review named Rider among its
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About Rider University
"As a learner-centered University dedicated to the education of the whole student, Rider provides students the intellectual resources and breadth of student life opportunities of a comprehensive university with the personal attention and close student-faculty interactions of a liberal arts college.Through a commitment to high quality teaching, scholarship and experiential opportunities, faculty on both campuses provide undergraduate and graduate students rigorous and relevant programs of study to expand their intellectual, cultural and personal horizons and develop their leadership skills. Our highly regarded programs in the arts, social sciences, sciences, music, business and education challenge students to become active learners who can acquire, interpret, communicate and apply knowledge within and across disciplines to foster the integrative thinking required in a complex and rapidly changing world."